Nettle is a perennial plant found all over the world. Nettle leaves are rich in Vitamins A and C and have a relatively high amount of potassium, salicylic acid and iron. This herb is primarily used as a cleansing, detoxifying agent to help many skin conditions. It is also known for its tonic, astringent and revitalizing properties. It has been well tested and shown to have anti-inflammatory properties. Nettle is a deep cleanser, particularly good for oily skin. Traditionally it has a reputation for stimulating hair growth if juice if applied to scalp. Nettle is rich in silicon which promote strength in the hair, skin, and nails.